Cambridge Analytica predecessor had access to secret MoD information

Cambridge Analytica predecessor had access to secret MoD information

SCL, Cambridge Analytica’s predecessor, had access to secret UK information and was singled out for praise by the UK Ministry of Defence for the training it provided to a psychological operations warfare group, according to documents newly released by MPs. An endorsement from an official at the 15 UK Psychological Operations Group dated January 2012 […]

Brexit: Theresa May vows to keep UK 'strong and united'

Brexit: Theresa May vows to keep UK 'strong and united'

Image copyright AFP/Getty Theresa May has pledged to keep the UK “strong and united” after Brexit as she marks a year to go until the UK’s departure from the European Union. The PM is to visit England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, appealing to those for and against Brexit. There are just months left to […]

The best family days out in the UK for spring 2018

The best family days out in the UK for spring 2018

NEW OPENINGS Hadrian’s Wall, Northumberland It may date back to around AD122 but that doesn’t mean this landmark is immune from a makeover. The biggest news for this year is the £1.3m restoration and reopening of Birdoswald, the military fort near Housesteads. It now has lots of hands-on exhibits for kids, including an interactive Roman […]

Zuckerberg's refusal to testify before UK MPs 'absolutely astonishing'

Zuckerberg's refusal to testify before UK MPs 'absolutely astonishing'

Mark Zuckerberg has come under intense criticism from the UK parliamentary committee investigating fake news after the head of Facebook refused an invitation to testify in front of MPs for a third time. The chair, Damian Collins, said it had become more urgent the Facebook founder give evidence in person after oral evidence provided by […]

Secret world: The women in the UK who cannot report sexual abuse

Secret world: The women in the UK who cannot report sexual abuse

They often fled their homelands to escape sexual abuse – but for many asylum seekers, it continues in the UK. Fear of deportation often means they don’t tell police, but one effect of the Harvey Weinstein revelations is that they have now begun to talk about their experiences among themselves. At the age of 37, […]

US and EU expel scores of Russian diplomats over Skripal attack

US and EU expel scores of Russian diplomats over Skripal attack

The US and EU have expelled dozens of Russian diplomats in response to the nerve agent attack in the UK. The US has ordered the expulsion of 60 Russian officials who Washington says are spies, including a dozen based at the United Nations. EU members Germany, France and Poland are each to expel four Russian […]

UK Weather: UK hotter than parts of AFRICA before heavy SNOW and -10 chill HITS

UK Weather: UK hotter than parts of AFRICA before heavy SNOW and -10 chill HITS

Meteorologist, Marco Petagna said: “A few showers will push their way in.” Cloud and rain will sweep across the southeastern areas but will gradually clear as the day progresses. Mr Petagna said: “With those clear skies it will turn quite cold and we will see widespread frost.” He went on to add that “temperatures should […]

Easter snow likely as 'beast from the east' bites UK again

Easter snow likely as 'beast from the east' bites UK again

Snow and freezing weather could return to parts of the UK in time for Easter if the “beast from the east” returns for a third appearance. The Met Office said a white Easter in Scotland and the east coast of England was increasingly likely, with cold air from Scandinavia expected to envelop the country from […]

Aides Urge Trump to Expel Russian Envoys Over UK Attack

Aides Urge Trump to Expel Russian Envoys Over UK Attack

By and March 23, 2018, 7:47 PM EDT President Donald Trump’s advisers are poised to recommend that he expel some Russian diplomats from the U.S. in response to the nerve-agent poisoning of a former Russian spy living in the U.K., a person familiar with the matter said. The advisers reached the preliminary recommendations at a […]

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